Sometimes, we take too many cues from other people. They have something, so we should have something. They’re pursuing something, so we should pursue it too. Our #fomo overrides our … Continue Reading Got #FOMO? Get Curious Instead…
It’s not fall yet, despite what Starbucks may have you believe. The autumnal equinox is a little over a week away, on September 23. Yet, you may already be feeling … Continue Reading Pivoting to Autumn
Here. Now. Today. It’s my new mantra. Too often, we are not in the present. We’re mining the middens of the past trying to explain away our bad feelings or … Continue Reading Here. Now. Today.
Today, I took a trek to Mentryville, a ghost town in the Santa Clarita area. I was doing a preliminary scout for a project awaiting funding. As I walked around … Continue Reading The Inner Ghost Town
At certain pivot points of my life in acting, I’ve needed a hobby where I didn’t have to perform. For me, decoupage has been a place to exercise my right … Continue Reading A Little Glue, A Little Paper, A Lot of Insight
It seems like there’s never enough time. We pack our schedules full, keep busy, keep moving and still, there’s an emptiness. Time just flies, and we have so little time … Continue Reading Giving Myself Time
I helped cut a trailer for a documentary film for the first time yesterday and I didn’t flinch once! In all seriousness, though, I didn’t appreciate the growth process of … Continue Reading Stick With It!
April Fool’s Day…a day of bad jokes and silly pranks…the unofficial holiday of every class clown, every comedian and every comedy actor. With the year nearly a quarter over, it’s time to pause and think about the ways we’ve been foolish too, especially with our priorities for the year.
When was the last time you thoroughly enjoyed something, fully present, with abandon? So many of us would have a hard time identifying a moment, simply because we’re mired in … Continue Reading Pleasure Matters
It’s amazing to me how much we buy based on our insecurity. We buy creams to “correct” wrinkles. We buy makeup to hide “flaws”. We spend money on all sorts … Continue Reading Fears Separate Us from Our Prosperity
I write 12 horoscopes a week, which takes me about two hours. I publish a daily astro tidbit every night on Instagram, which takes 15 min. I do a live … Continue Reading Losing My Shit over IP and Copyright Issues
Not every day has to be a big day. I’m learning that, seemingly over and over again. Sometimes, the smallest progress is the hardest gained. Sometimes, the small details add … Continue Reading Not Every Day Has to be a Big Day
“land of the free and the home of the brave…” Am I brave enough? I ask myself this question constantly. Am I taking the path of least resistance because it’s … Continue Reading Land of the Free?
This weekend, I will be hosting the Concrete Dream Film Festival, founded by Mulholland Drive actress Rena Riffel. Part of preparing for this event has been to take a deep … Continue Reading Inspiring Quotes from Avant Garde Filmmakers
April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. Nearly 17.7 million women in the US have been the victims of rape or attempted rape since 1998. Every 98 secs, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted.
For 2018, I think we all need a little more PEACE. We ask, and sing and talk about “peace on earth” year after year that I think that it becomes tinny with the repetition. However, I think we need to find a deep and profound peace more than ever.